A Chance to Mingle with Cricketing Legends

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  • Location: Maroochydore, Maroochydore 4558 Queensland

A Chance to Mingle with Cricketing Legends

Cricketing legends Mr. Sam Loxton and Mr. Neil Harvey will be guest speakers at the 1948 Invincibles' Sportsman's Dinner hosted by 'Maroochy RSL and the Girl in a Million Quest'.  The night will be a great chance to relive one of Australia's most successful cricketing periods and hear first hand on what is was like to tour with Sir Donald Bradman.

The Invincibles' dinner will be compered  by Sid Barnes Jnr with Mr. Sam Loxton and Mr. Neil Harvey, both members of Sir Donald Bradman's 1948 touring side of Invincibles', as guest speakers.  There is only five Invincibles from the touring side still alive. Sam and Neil will entertain you with stories from the tour and insights into the life and times of Sir Donald Bradman.  Sam and Neil have also just arrived back in Australia from touring with the current Australian cricket team in England.

As you enjoy this magnificent memento of the 1948 Invincibles, you may close your eyes and visit the distant playing fields of England, the hear the sound of leather on the willow, and enjoy the magnificence of Bradman and this men

The Invincibles Dinner is on the 2nd of September at the Maroochy RSL, doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.  There will be a two course meal with limited beer and wine also available.

Prior to the evening there will be a selected piece of memorabilia displayed at Maroochydore RSL that the local community can silently bid for. 

The purpose of the evening is to help local Girl in a Million entrant Tasha Stark to raise funds for the care and well being of our Queensland War Veterans. Come along and enjoy a rare opportunity to relive a great period and bid for unique cricketing memorabilia to take home.

Tickets are $60.00 per head or $550.00 for a table of ten. Tickets can be purchased at the Maroochydore RSL Club.


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